Avery Mason was born on December 20th in Brooklyn, New York. He is the youngest of three children. After graduating from high school, Avery enrolled at University at Albany (SUNY), intent on a career in journalism. However, he caught the acting bug and began chasing his dream, seeking work as an actor.
Avery Mason’s first paid acting role was in an independent short film called “Dana” in Brooklyn, NY. He played the part of ‘Mike’ a blue-collar mechanic. Afterward, he began to pursue screen roles in earnest. With his acting versatility and powerful presence, he had no difficulty finding work in television productions. He made his first TV appearance in The Good Wife with Julianna Margulies. He continued his work on television and was chosen for the role of Black Grimace in Starz’s hit series Power. Avery continued to work on his young acting career and also co-starred in such productions as The Breaks, Gotham, The Last OG, and The Punisher. He continues to define his onscreen persona as a tough, no-nonsense man.
Avery began performing stand-up comedy at Caroline’s on Broadway, he did so well, he continued performing all over NYC; including performances at New York Comedy Club, The Comic Strip Live, and Broadway Comedy Club. He still performs to this day.
Avery Mason currently lives in Brooklyn, NY